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CAE Partners with Joby Aviation as Training Partner

CAE Partners with Joby Aviation as Training Partner

  • 30 Apr 2022 01:00 AM
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On March 9, CAE announced it had partnered with Joby Aviation to develop and qualify flight simulation training devices that will be used to train the future pilots of Joby’s eVTOL aircraft.

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CAAC Approves Special Conditions for EHang

CAAC Approves Special Conditions for EHang

  • 30 Apr 2022 12:57 AM
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EHang, the China-based eVTOL developer, said that the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has issued a special conditions approval for the EH216 eVTOL aircraft.

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Volocopter Finds Funding, Flies in France

Volocopter Finds Funding, Flies in France

  • 30 Apr 2022 12:56 AM
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Volocopter announced on March 4 that it had raised $170M in a Series E financing round led by Korean WP Investment.

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US Cities Explore eVTOL Services

US Cities Explore eVTOL Services

  • 30 Apr 2022 12:55 AM
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Wisk Aero announced on Feb. 22 that it has partnered with the Long Beach Economic Partnership to conduct an economic impact study to measure the potential benefits from AAM operations in southern California.

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Rolls-Royce Partners with Luxaviation

Rolls-Royce Partners with Luxaviation

  • 30 Apr 2022 12:54 AM
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Rolls-Royce announced on Feb. 14 that it has partnered with Luxaviation, a luxury jet and helicopter service provider, to collaborate on the development and deployment of advanced air mobility (AAM) solutions.

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Eve Secures Orders, Funding

Eve Secures Orders, Funding

  • 30 Apr 2022 12:54 AM
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Eve has secured additional eVTOL aircraft orders and funding.

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Odys Aviation Closes Seed Round

Odys Aviation Closes Seed Round

  • 30 Apr 2022 12:52 AM
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Odys Aviation, a California-based developer of hybrid-electric deflected thrust VTOL aircraft, announced on Feb. 10 that it had raised $12.4M in a seed funding round.

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European Firms Find Manufacturing Partners

European Firms Find Manufacturing Partners

  • 30 Apr 2022 12:50 AM
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The UK-based Vertical Aerospace will partner with Italy’s Leonardo to build the fuselage for the VX4 eVTOL.

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Leadership Profile - Eric Allison, Joby Aviation

Leadership Profile - Eric Allison, Joby Aviation

  • 28 Apr 2022 02:26 PM
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Joby Aviation is generally considered to be the designer and manufacturer of one of the most advanced electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, which the company is currently working to certify with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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Commentary: An Expanded View of Electric Flight

Commentary: An Expanded View of Electric Flight

  • 28 Apr 2022 10:44 AM
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Since our beginnings in 1943 as the American Helicopter Society, the Vertical Flight Society (VFS) has had an expansive view of how to advance vertical flight. We didn’t just focus on the unique aspects of helicopters (e.g., rotors) but all of the technologies, methodologies and disciplines that supported the development of vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft. Important systems like engines, lightweight structures and controls are applicable to all aircraft, but most critical to powered lift.

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